Archive for July, 2015

Coral Reefs Need to Outgrow Sea-Level Rise

Written by on July 29, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Coral Reefs Need to Outgrow Sea-Level Rise

A new study reveals that important Pacific coral reefs could grow quickly enough to keep up with rising sea levels.

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Lab Spotlight: Manta Rays, Photography, and Citizen Science at SIO’s Aburto Lab

Written by on July 27, 2015 in Other News
Lab Spotlight: Manta Rays, Photography, and Citizen Science at SIO’s Aburto Lab

While the GCMP does cool things like track oceanic manta rays and take awarding-winning photographs, what really sets us apart is how we focus on the community.

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Thermoacoustics: Increasing Fuel Efficiency and Reducing CO2 Emissions

Written by on July 24, 2015 in Technology
Thermoacoustics: Increasing Fuel Efficiency and Reducing CO2 Emissions

The following article is a spotlight on thermoacoustics written by European Thermodynamics, a leading thermal management company in the UK.

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Seafood Options “Substantially Altered” by Climate Change

Written by on July 22, 2015 in Fish, Other News
Seafood Options “Substantially Altered” by Climate Change

A recent report shows that the seafood available in your local markets and restaurants won’t stay the same, thanks to climate change and other human activities.

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Studying Reefs Too Deep for SCUBA, Too Shallow for Subs

Written by on July 20, 2015 in Fish, Marine Life
Studying Reefs Too Deep for SCUBA, Too Shallow for Subs

Researchers from the Smithsonian Institution recently discovered a new goby fish that is unlike any of its relatives.

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Poor Ocean Health Reflected in Declining Seabird Populations

Written by on July 16, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Poor Ocean Health Reflected in Declining Seabird Populations

“When we see this magnitude of seabird decline, we can see there is something wrong with marine ecosystems.”

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Reducing Shark Attacks: Information More Powerful Than Culls

Written by on July 14, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
Reducing Shark Attacks: Information More Powerful Than Culls

The risk of a great white shark attack in California has dropped by 91 percent in the last 60 years.

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Fish Don’t Care About Boundaries on Maps

Written by on July 10, 2015 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law
Fish Don’t Care About Boundaries on Maps

A new paper highlights the importance of multinational management practices when it comes to the environment.

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Important Marine Plants Can Cope With Climate Change

Written by on July 8, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Important Marine Plants Can Cope With Climate Change

New research shows that marine algae may be better able to cope with climate change than we thought.

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Polar Bears Remained Threatened by Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Written by on July 6, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Polar Bears Remained Threatened by Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new study from the U.S. Geological Society reveals that greenhouse gas emissions remain the primary threat to polar bear populations.

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